Los Alamos National LaboratoryEngineering Institute
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The Nineteenth Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School

We are currently soliciting applicants for the 19th Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School
June 4 – August 3, 2018


  • Institute Director
  • Charles Farrar
  • (505) 665-0860
  • Email
  • Executive Administrator
  • Ellie Vigil
  • (505) 667-2818
  • Email
  • Institute Administrator
  • Sarah Balkey
  • (505) 667-8777
  • Email

How to Apply

Students should email the following documents to LADSSApply@lanl.gov

  1. Application Form (pdf)
  2. Resume
  3. 1-page cover letter describing your interest in this summer school and multi-disciplinary cyber-physical dynamic systems research as well as your near term (1-3 year) academic and professional goals
  4. Complete Transcripts (Unofficial is fine. Please mark out any personal identifying information such as address, SSN, DOB, etc.)
  5. At least one letter of recommendation
  6. OPTIONAL – Demographic self-identification forms (pdf)

Important Dates

Applications accepted beginning Nov. 2, 2017
Applications due by Jan. 7, 2018
Acceptance notifications sent Jan. 19, 2018

How to Submit your Application

Emailing your documents to ladssapply@lanl.gov submits them directly into our database. All documents must be sent to this address. This address is ONLY for document submission. Students will receive a confirmation of their submission along with an identifying confirmation number, such as LADSS-2017-Vigil, Ellie(21). Any documents not submitted in the initial email can be submitted later to the same address, ladssapply@lanl.gov.

Note: You must include the confirmation number in the subject of all subsequent document submissions.

Note: The Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School can accommodate a late start for students attending schools on the Quarter System who will not be available by June 5. We’ll work with you to determine a start date that will work.

Inquiries and Other Correspondence

All inquiries should be sent to ladssinfo@lanl.gov. This address is for all correspondence other than document submission.